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  • Date:27 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:23,808
  • Vassell (2) Wellens (21)
    Richard Lambert - og (45)
  • Harding (27) Connolly (52)
Goal!

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94:03 +4.03

The ball is swung over by Daniel Fox, Richard Lambert has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

93:39 +3.39

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Blocked by Souleymane Bamba.

92:48 +2.48

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

92:27 +2.27

Paul Gallagher challenges Jack Cork unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

91:46 +1.46

Daniel Fox gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jeffery Schlupp. Direct free kick taken by Paul Gallagher.

91:19 +1.19

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Souleymane Bamba gets a block in.

88:58

Darius Vassell concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Seaborne. Darius Vassell receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Kelvin Davis restarts play with the free kick.

87:37

Darius Vassell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Fonte. Kelvin Davis takes the direct free kick.

87:11

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Connolly. Indirect free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

86:39

Neil Danns takes a shot. Save by Kelvin Davis.

85:55

Yuki Abe replaces Richie Wellens.

85:17

The ball is crossed by Daniel Fox, Adam Lallana takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

83:51

Matt Mills gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Connolly. Morgan Schneiderlin takes the direct free kick.

83:15

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Brilliant save by Kasper Schmeichel.

81:52

The ball is delivered by Daniel Fox, David Connolly takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

81:47

The ball is sent over by David Connolly, clearance by Souleymane Bamba.

81:29

Jack Cork produces a cross, blocked by Richie Wellens.

79:57

Centre by Steve De Ridder.

79:36

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Souleymane Bamba gets a block in.

78:09

Neil Danns concedes a free kick for a foul on Dan Harding. Booking for Neil Danns for unsporting behaviour. Dan Harding leaves the field to be replaced by Daniel Fox. Daniel Fox takes the free kick.

76:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Morgan Schneiderlin by Gelson Fernandes. Morgan Schneiderlin takes the direct free kick.

76:05

Richie Wellens fouled by Steve De Ridder, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Neil Danns from left wing, clearance by Jose Fonte.

74:38

Jeffery Schlupp delivers the ball.

74:16

Andy King leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Gallagher.

73:36

Morgan Schneiderlin has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

73:01

Corner taken short by Dean Hammond.

72:14

David Connolly crosses the ball.

71:49

Morgan Schneiderlin takes a shot. Blocked by Matt Mills.

71:39

Steve De Ridder sends in a cross.

71:16

Steve De Ridder takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Andy King.

71:05

David Connolly delivers the ball, Souleymane Bamba gets a block in.

70:31

Guly Do Prado goes off and Steve De Ridder comes on.

64:45

Outswinging corner taken by Neil Danns from the right by-line, save by Kelvin Davis.

64:35

The ball is crossed by John Pantsil, Daniel Seaborne makes a clearance.

63:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Pantsil by Richard Lambert. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

63:25

Guly Do Prado produces a cross, John Pantsil makes a clearance.

62:19

Andy King produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

60:55

A cross is delivered by Jack Cork, Souleymane Bamba makes a clearance.

59:14

The official flags Darius Vassell offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

58:35

David Connolly is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.

57:59

A cross is delivered by Paul Konchesky, save made by Kelvin Davis.

55:21

The ball is crossed by Neil Danns, Foul by Souleymane Bamba on Jose Fonte, free kick awarded. Kelvin Davis takes the direct free kick.

54:54

Corner taken right-footed by Neil Danns.

53:58

Shot from just outside the box by Gelson Fernandes goes over the crossbar.

53:44

Foul by Adam Lallana on Richie Wellens, free kick awarded. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

52:23

David Connolly finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Leicester 3-2 Southampton.

51:57

Corner taken by Adam Lallana from the left by-line to the near post.

51:37

Guly Do Prado takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

51:17

David Connolly produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

50:06

The referee blows for offside against Richard Lambert. Matt Mills takes the free kick.

48:45 +3.45

Richie Wellens produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

48:27

Foul by Daniel Seaborne on Jeffery Schlupp, free kick awarded. The referee books Daniel Seaborne for unsporting behaviour. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Paul Konchesky.

47:53 +2.53

Richard Lambert heads into his own net. Leicester 3-1 Southampton.The assist for the goal came from Neil Danns.

47:49

The referee blows for offside against Richard Lambert. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

46:40 +1.40

Floated corner taken from the right by-line by Neil Danns.

45:01

Morgan Schneiderlin is brought on as a substitute for Frazer Richardson.

44:50

Richie Wellens challenges Frazer Richardson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Seaborne.

42:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jose Fonte on Darius Vassell. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

41:17

Andy King challenges Guly Do Prado unfairly and gives away a free kick. Guly Do Prado takes the direct free kick.

38:08

Unfair challenge on Jack Cork by Matt Mills results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

36:43

Jeffery Schlupp fouled by Daniel Seaborne, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Konchesky produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Kelvin Davis.

30:26

Neil Danns takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

30:06

David Connolly takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

29:00

Gelson Fernandes takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a save.

27:34

Dan Harding finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Leicester 2-1 Southampton.Assist by Adam Lallana.

25:37

Shot from outside the box by Frazer Richardson misses to the left of the goal.

25:15

The ball is crossed by Frazer Richardson.

24:45

Richard Lambert takes a shot. Blocked by Gelson Fernandes.

21:37

Richie Wellens finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Leicester 2-0 Southampton.Assist on the goal came from Jeffery Schlupp.

20:48

The ball is sent over by Darius Vassell, clearance made by Adam Lallana.

19:17

Richard Lambert takes a shot. Blocked by Souleymane Bamba.

18:40

Darius Vassell is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jose Fonte takes the indirect free kick.

17:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darius Vassell by Dean Hammond. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

16:30

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Danns from the left by-line.

13:38

A cross is delivered by Frazer Richardson, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

12:32

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Guly Do Prado.

12:19

Centre by Jack Cork, Souleymane Bamba manages to make a clearance.

11:33

A cross is delivered by John Pantsil, Jose Fonte manages to make a clearance.

10:43

Corner taken right-footed by Neil Danns from the right by-line, Matt Mills takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a save.

10:28

John Pantsil crosses the ball, Frazer Richardson makes a clearance.

9:47

Dean Hammond concedes a free kick for a foul on Jeffery Schlupp. Souleymane Bamba takes the free kick.

9:14

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Andy King misses to the left of the goal.

8:30

Foul by Jack Cork on Andy King, free kick awarded. Matt Mills restarts play with the free kick.

7:52

Foul by Neil Danns on Frazer Richardson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Frazer Richardson.

7:21

Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Guly Do Prado. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

7:13

A cross is delivered by Andy King.

5:51

Jeffery Schlupp is brought on as a substitute for David Nugent.

3:33

Dean Hammond delivers the ball.

2:24

Darius Vassell scores a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Southampton.Andy King provided the assist for the goal.

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Formation:433Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Adkins

Southampton

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • John Pantsil
  • Matt Mills
  • Souleymane Bamba
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Andy King
  • Gelson Fernandes
  • Richie Wellens
  • Darius Vassell
  • David Nugent
  • Neil Danns
  • SUBS
  • Chris Weale
  • Paul Gallagher
  • Sean St. Ledger
  • Yuki Abe
  • Jeffery Schlupp

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Match Report

Foxes cash in on Lambert own goal Rickie Lambert's controversial own goal proved decisive as Leicester claimed three much-needed points in the npower Championship with a 3-2 victory over Southampton. The Foxes were promotion favourites at the start of the season after making several acquisitions but it was Saints who led the pack going into the game having won their first four matches. That made for an entertaining afternoon at the King Power Stadium, with the hosts finding themselves 2-0 up in the early stages through goals from Darius Vassell and Richie Wellens. Dan Harding pulled a goal back for Saints before the defining moment came just before the break when Lambert headed past his own goalkeeper. The goal was given, much to the visitors' dismay, despite Sol Bamba appearing to push the Saints striker. David Connolly then pulled another goal back for Nigel Adkins' men after the break but it proved in vain as Leicester claimed the points. Foxes manager Sven-Goran Eriksson made 10 changes to the side that overcame Bury in the Carling Cup in midweek, with Matt Mills the only player to keep his place in the XI. The alterations had the desired effect in the opening stages, though, as they flew out of the blocks to take a third-minute lead. Andy King was the orchestrator, capitalising on being afforded too much space to send in a delicious centre, which Vassell nudged past Kelvin Davis and into the net. They could have been two soon after as Mills rose highest to meet Neil Danns' corner, only to be denied by an excellent Davis save. They did grab a well-deserved second midway through the first period courtesy of a moment of real quality. Jeffery Schlupp, looking a constant threat after replacing the injured David Nugent, held the ball up brilliantly before teeing up Wellens, who struck a gorgeous curler off the inside of the post from 25 yards. It seemed to be all one-way traffic at that stage but Harding was on hand to drag Saints back into the game, nodding Adam Lallana's cross home. The visitors were hit with a sucker punch on the stroke of half-time, though, as Lambert headed past his own goalkeeper under pressure. There was certainly an air of contentiousness about it as the striker appeared to be pushed by Sol Bamba, with referee Scott Mathieson surrounded by angry Southampton players as he headed back down the tunnel at the break. Clearly spurred on by feeling aggrieved, Saints came out strongly after the interval and after going close himself, Lallana crossed for Connolly to nod home. The game entered a lull thereafter as both sides struggled to maintain the endeavour of the opening 60 minutes. Leicester were left thanking goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel in the dying moments as he brilliantly denied Lambert, looking to atone for his error, with a fantastic point-blank save. Lallana also spurned another chance soon after as Leicester held on to claim the three points.

Form Guide

    WLLD
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Southampton
  • WWWW

Last Meetings

  • Southampton
  • 1 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 11/03/2008
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 2
  • Southampton
  • 01/12/2007
  • Southampton
  • 2 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 30/12/2006
  • Leicester
  • 3 - 2
  • Southampton
  • 14/10/2006
  • Southampton
  • 2 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 30/04/2006
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 0
  • Southampton
  • 05/11/2005

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • D Nugent 2
  • L Peltier 1
  • G Fernandes 1

Southampton

  • D Connolly 3
  • A Lallana 3
  • R Lambert 2
  • D Hammond 1
  • G Do Prado 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 10
    • Goals per game 4
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Southampton

    • Total goals 16
    • Goals per game 10
  • 2 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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